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Birmingham quartet The Neales beaten to BGT crown

Birmingham singing quartet The Neales, featuring father Laurie and his three sons, Phil, Dan and James, have been beaten to the Britain's Got Talent winner's crown.

They tweeted their thanks earlier to everyone who voted for them, but didn't make the top three of ITV's live final earlier this evening.

This year's competition was won by the act known as Jules and Matisse.


Solihull family could be crowned winners of Britain's Got Talent

The Neales are a singing quartet from Solihull. Credit: Britain's Got Talent/Syco

A family from Solihull could be crowned the winners of Britain's Got Talent tonight.

The Neales are a singing quartet from the West Midlands, made up of father Laurie and his three sons, Phil, Dan and James.

Show boss and judge Simon Cowell was moved to tears by their performance in the semi-finals.

You can watch their performance tonight with the final being shown live on ITV this evening from 7.30pm.

They were overwhelmed to make it through to the final. Credit: Britain's Got Talent/Syco

Solihull vocal group The Neales into BGT final

Solihull vocal group The Neales have made it through to the finals of Britain's Got Talent on Sunday.

The group is made up of a father and his three sons and formed after Dad, Laurie wanted to be closer to his children after suffering a heart attack.

Britain's Got Talent searches for local stars from the Midlands

Michaela Fearon is auditioning for Britain's Got Talent today as the show starts its search for stars from the Midlands.

She told ITV News Central that she would be singing 'Part of Your World' from the Disney classic 'The Little Mermaid'.

Her mum and grandma were there to support her and calm her nerves for the audition.

If you think you've got what it takes to be on the show, you can find out more here: Britain's Got Talent


Britain's Got Talent auditions arrive in Birmingham

Britain's Got Talent is back in Birmingham searching for stars from the Midlands to take part in next year's show.

Open auditions will take place from Sunday 26th to Tuesday 28th October and the shows producers will be looking for wonderful, weird and astounding acts.

Aspiring stars can attend auditions between 11.00am to 6.00pm at The International Convention Centre (ICC) on Broad Street.

To sign up follow this link:

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Ashleigh and Pudsey return to region for special screening of first feature film

Ashleigh Butler and Pudsey attend the premiere of their new film in London. Credit: Press Association Images.

Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh Butler and her dog Pudsey were back in the region today to be given the freedom of Wellingborough.

Tonight, they'll head to Northampton for a special screening of the dancing duo's first feature film.

Our reporter Olivia Paterson has been there too.

When Ashleigh and Pudsey came to ITV News Central

BGT stars Ashleigh and Pudsey from Northamptonshire popped into ITV News Central today ahead of the launch of their first ever film on Friday.

Britain's Got Talent Judge, David Walliams, provides the voice of Pudsey in the film which hits cinemas on Friday.

Sameena and Bob asked them all about the film, how Pudsey is finding life as a movie-star and is there anything he won't do?

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